Mango Habana

CA3
Style of food: Cuban/Creole
Cost: Cheap
Type of place: Paladar (private)
Food
Ambience
Service
Value
Best for: Mom & pop apparently authentic paladar.
Worst for: Straightforward place – not too posh
Calle Industria, #352 e/ Bulevar de San Rafael, Havana, Cuba
  • Mango Habana is a small low-key restaurant located just behind the Capitolio near to Parque Central. For the style of mom and pop places this is pretty decent with clear transparent prices outside, a straightforward menu and friendly staff. This seems more authentic than some of the more up-market gourmet places yet avoid treating you like an idiot tourist paying through the nose for rubbish at other ‘authentic places’.

    The pizzas are huge and great value (3-5 CUC), and the fish, which we ate, was nicely presented and tasted good. Other dishes include your standard range of Cuban dishes and a good variety of meats simply prepared. They have a reasonable selection of drinks and a tasty flan for dessert.

    
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